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  1. JJ209's Offseason PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Athletics Nation

    With that said, Khris Davis will be getting that if that is what it takes to get him back in uniform next season. He is an obvious extension candidate.

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  2. bernie_till_i_die's Offseason Plan: When other teams zig, you zagRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Athletics Nation

    This offseason has already been a bit different than usual for the A's. The team, after announcing extensions for its main brain trust in Billy Beane, David Forst and Bob Melvin, was quite vocal about the possibility of an increase in payroll.

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  3. Today in Blue Jays History: Travis/Gose Trade, Edwin claimed by OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Bluebird Banter

    Former Jays GM Alex Anthopoulos was hired for the GM job of the Braves . I said at the time that I might have a new favorite NL team but I also said: Congratulation Alex.

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  4. Dan Straily's 2018 Season Review: Miami Marlins RecapRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Marlin Maniac

    ... (28.5%), a changeup (15.8%), and a two-seamer (6.4%), according to www.thebaseballcube.com . In 2009, the Oakland Athletics selected Straily in the 24th round out of Marshall University. In two seasons with Marshall, he went 9-7 with a 4.28 ERA over ...

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  5. MLB Bullets rides off into the sunsetRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Bleed Cubbie Blue

    For those of you home today for the holiday, remember that yesterday was the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended "The War to End All Wars," except that it didn't. The American public does seem to have a collective hole in its consciousness surrounding the First World War, so take a little time to read one of the many articles out there - or even better, a book.

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  6. Bring back Mark Ellis offseason planRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Athletics Nation

    First off I would like to say that I am so excited to see everyone already in offseason mode, i don't need to get into the wild card game, but I am very excited for the trades to start and for next season to begin. Offseason Move #1 : Sign Mark Ellis as Infield Coach/ AAA video analyst/ Whatever.

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  7. Diamondbacks 2019 Offseason: A Simulation by College StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | AZ SnakePit

    As a professor of economics at a liberal arts college in Pennsylvania, I teach a freshman seminar course on baseball's sabermetrics revolution. The course is not math based and instead introduces basic sabermetrics principles and describes how baseball analytics have changed before and after Moneyball .

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  8. BWH Offseason Plan 2018-2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Athletics Nation

    If we don't keep Jed, I will lose it. Edwin Jackson seemed to like it here. As did Shawn Kelley.

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  9. Thinking about going overseasa .Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Athletics Nation

    When rosterbating, it can get repetitive, especially when you have been doing a lot of it. You can get a bit bored and/or deflated as it were, just through looking at essentially similar thingsa .

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  10. Nolan Arenado, Matt Chapman win Platinum Glove AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | MSNBC

    The annual Platinum Glove Awards were handed out to the top defenders in each league this weekend. Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado collected his third career Platinum Glove for the National League, while Athletics third baseman Matt Chapman took home honors for the American League.

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  11. Athletics' all-time retired numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | Oakland Athletics

    Five of the A's luminaries in the Baseball Hall of Fame have enjoyed the honor of having their number retired by the organization. That select roster is impressive: Dennis Eckersley, Rollie Fingers, Rickey Henderson, Catfish Hunter and Reggie Jackson.

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  12. Team says it will stop sales of shirts with disputed logoRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | Redwood Times

    A company that produced T-shirts for the Oakland Athletics with a logo created by a teenager will stop making and selling the attire in a gesture of goodwill, the team said Wednesday. Oakland A"s spokesman Ken Pries said the team spoke to 16-year-old Ryan Frigo and explained that the manufacturer, Majestic Athletic, found the trademark for the term "stOAKed" had been abandoned.

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  13. If There Were Ever A Time For A 6-Man Rotation...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | Athletics Nation

    Back in the early 1980s, "Billy Ball" was born partly because you'll have Mickey Klutts steal home on the front end of a triple steal when you know your closer is Dave Beard, and you're open to a series of suicide squeezes when you're trotting Keith Drumright and Chicken Stanley out there for your middle infield. One idea that was floated out there at the time was a "6-man rotation".

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  14. Grover's Divergent Offseason PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | Athletics Nation

    ... a 2023 Team Option at $18 MM/$2 MM buy-out. This is an ambitious move. It would be the largest contract in Oakland Athletics history and it would cost them a 2019 draft pick. Keuchel dealt with shoulder inflammation that required a cortisone shot in ...

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  15. Behind the scenes of the Giants' search for a new visionaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | Powhatan Today

    When the Giants opened their search for a "next-gen" front office visionary at the end of September, Dodgers general manager Farhan Zaidi quietly expressed concern about his chances of landing the position. In the moments following his introduction as the Giants' president of baseball operations Wednesday, Zaidi - who will turn 42 on Sunday - circled a room full of reporters while cracking jokes and expanding on his eagerness to find a home back in the Bay Area.

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  16. Matt Chapman wins Platinum Glove awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Athletics Nation

    The results are in, and they're as unanimous as possible: Matt Chapman was the best defensive player in the majors in 2018. The Oakland A's third baseman won the AL Platinum Glove award on Friday, completing a clean sweep of every major fielding honor that exists in baseball.

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  17. Front office rumors: Billy Owens, J.P. Ricciardi in headlines for A'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Athletics Nation

    ... Otherwise, the phrasing of the rumor is as such: "Look for valued Mets executive JP Ricciardi to join the Oakland Athletics, particularly if Billy Owens leaves Oakland and becomes GM of the Giants." Finally, one more top A's official has been ...

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  18. Bobby Crosby, Kevin Kouzmanoff, Chris Smith join Oakland A's player development staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Athletics Nation

    The Oakland A's announced their 2019 player development staff on Thursday, and it includes some blasts from the past. This staff covers a wide range of duties, with Keith Lieppman heading the department for the 28th year .

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  19. Chapman wins Platinum GloveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Oakland Athletics

    Established in 2011, the Platinum Glove Awards are given to the best defender in each league, as selected via a fan vote from among the Gold Glove Award winners at each position. Arenado earned his second consecutive Platinum Glove Award, while Chapman is a first-time winner, joining of the A's have quickly developed reputations as the best defensive third basemen in the game, and on Friday, they were honored as Major League Baseball's premier defenders as the recipients of the 2018 Rawlings Platinum Glove Awards.

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  20. Behind the scenes: What led the Giants to Farhan ZaidiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Paradise Post

    San Francisco, CA - NOVEMBER 07: Farhan Zaidi is introduced as the San Francisco Giants new president of baseball operations during a news conference, Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California. SAN FRANCISCO-When the Giants opened their search for a "next-gen" front office visionary at the end of September, Dodgers general manager Farhan Zaidi quietly expressed concern about his chances of landing the position.

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